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Neurocritical Care

, Volume 30, Issue 2, pp 490–491 | Cite as

Thrombus “Squeezing” Through Patent Foramen Ovale After Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Kazuma NakagawaEmail author
  • Todd B. Seto
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Keywords

Patent foramen ovale Trauma 

Notes

Author contributions

Dr. Nakagawa contributed to the study concept and design, analysis and interpretation, critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content. Dr. Seto contributed to acquisition of data, analysis and interpretation, critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content and study supervision.

Funding

Funding information is not required for the manuscript.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical Approval

Approval was obtained from the Queen’s Medical Center (QMC) Research and Institutional Review Committee to conduct this case report.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Neuroscience InstituteThe Queen’s Medical CenterHonoluluUSA
  2. 2.Department of Medicine, John A. Burns School of MedicineUniversity of HawaiiHonoluluUSA

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